It has been announced that Exposure The Musical: Life Through A Lens will receive its world premiere at the St James Theatre this summer.
The new musical will open on 28th July (previews from 16th July) and run for a limited season to 27th August 2016.
The book for Exposure The Musical was written by Mike Dyer, with Quentin Russell as script consultant and dramaturgy by Phil Willmott, who is also directing production.
Mike Dyer has also written the lyrics & music with co-writers Philip Cohen, Vince Hudson, Fred Johanson, Clayton Moss, Sara Eker Peller, Mark Street and Adrian Wyatt. Exposure The Musical has a unique partnership with Getty Images, enabling the production to feature iconic and compelling imagery from one of the world’s most remarkable collections.
Matthew Butson, Vice President, Getty Images Archive says: “Imagery is the universal language of our time and Getty Images believes that pictures have the power to move the world. We are thrilled to partner with Exposureand we are extremely excited at the prospect of our imagery being used - both creatively and innovatively - within a theatrical setting.”
Exposure The Musical will have set and video design by Timothy Bird, costume design by Carla Goodman, lighting by Ben Cracknell, sound by Ben Harrison, musical direction by Mark Collins and casting by Anne Vosser.
Young photographer Jimmy Tucker faces the biggest and most exciting challenge of his life when a stranger commissions him to find and shoot the seven deadly sins alive and kicking in modern London.
But in a break-neck race through the night, a series of extraordinary encounters involving girlfriends, family history and the intoxicating cult of celebrity begin to reveal that there's a whole lot more at stake than just money.
Casting to be announced.